Course detail

Multimedia

FIT-MULAcad. year: 2019/2020

Definition of multimedia technology, multimedia peripheral devices, connection between signal processing and multimedia, digital signal processors and their features, "case study" of system design with digital signal processor, Windows sound, video, and raster operation API, formats for image and sound digitization, formats for image and sound encoding, image compression, video compression, sound compression, DirectX raster operations, DirectX sound, OpenGL raster operations, multimedia programming interfaces.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

The students will learn and understand basic methods of image processing and sound processing as 2D and 1D digital signals. They will get acquainted with compression and decompression methods for image and sound data in PC environment. They will also learn how to exploit programmers interfaces' for image and sound and get acquainted with data formats for image and sound representation and with basic features of digital signal processors. They will learn about raster operations in Windows API, DirectX, and OpenGL and with sound interfaces of Windows API and DirectX, too. Finally, they will get acquainted with the anticipated development of multimedia data processing.
The students will learn to search team partners, to work in team, and to defend their work in public. They will also improve their skills in development tools usage and also in practical C/C++ programming.

Prerequisites

Basic knowledge of C/C++ programming, basics of signal processing.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Studijní opora "Multimédia" ke stažení
IEEE Multimedia, IEEE, USA - série časopisů - různé články
Simon, R. J.: Multimedia & ODBC API Bible, Watte Group Press, Carte Madera, CA, USA, 1996, ISBN 1-57169-011-5
Oney, W.: Systems Programming for Windows, Microsoft Press, Redmond, WA, USA, 1996, ISBN 1-55615-949-8
Wodtke, M.: Mind Over Media, McGraw-Hill, New York, USA, 1993, ISBN 0-07-067633-X
Yun Q. Shi, Huifang Sun. Image and Video Compression for Multimedia Engineering: Fundamentals, Algorithms, and Standards. CRC Press, 1999. ISBN 978-1-4200-4979-8
John Watkinson. The MPEG Handbook. CRC Press, 2012. ISBN 978-1-136-02898-6
Iain E. G. Richardson. H.264 and MPEG-4 Video Compression: Video Coding for Next-generation Multimedia. John Wiley & Sons, 2003. ISBN 978-0-470-86960-7
David Salomon, Giovanni Motta. Handbook of Data Compression. Springer, 2010. ISBN 978-1-84882-902-2

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Mid-term test, evaluated computer exercises, and individual project.

Language of instruction

Czech, English

Work placements

Not applicable.

Aims

To learn and understand basic methods of image processing and sound processing as 2D and 1D digital signals. To get acquainted with compression and decompression methods for image and sound data in PC environment. To learn how to exploit programmers' interfaces for image and sound. To get acquainted with data formats for image and sound representation. To get acquainted with basic features of digital signal processors. To learn about raster operations in Windows API, DirectX, and OpenGL and sound interfaces of Windows API and DirectX. To get acquainted with the anticipated development of multimedia data processing.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

The monitored teaching activities include mid-term test, evaluated computer exercises, individual project, and final exam. The mid-term test does not have correction option, the final exam has two possible correction terms.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme IT-MGR-2 Master's

    branch MBI , any year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, optional
    branch MPV , any year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, optional
    branch MSK , any year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, optional
    branch MIS , any year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, compulsory-optional
    branch MBS , any year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, optional
    branch MIN , any year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, optional
    branch MMI , any year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, optional
    branch MMM , any year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, optional

  • Programme MITAI Master's

    specialization NADE , any year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, optional
    specialization NBIO , any year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, optional
    specialization NGRI , any year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, compulsory
    specialization NNET , any year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, optional
    specialization NVIZ , any year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, optional
    specialization NCPS , any year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, optional
    specialization NSEC , any year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, optional
    specialization NEMB , any year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, optional
    specialization NHPC , any year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, optional
    specialization NISD , any year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, optional
    specialization NIDE , any year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, optional
    specialization NISY , any year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, optional
    specialization NMAL , any year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, optional
    specialization NMAT , any year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, optional
    specialization NSEN , any year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, optional
    specialization NVER , any year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, optional
    specialization NSPE , any year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, optional

  • Programme IT-MGR-2 Master's

    branch MGM , 1. year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, compulsory

  • Programme IT-MGR-2 Master's

    branch MGMe , 1. year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus


  1. Introduction to multimedia technology, multimedia peripheral devices, prerequisites overview
  2. Connection between signal processing and multimedia, examples
  3. Digital signal processors and their features, example of sound processing through signal processor
  4. "Case study" of system design with digital signal processor
  5. Windows sound and Video I API
  6. Windows video II and raster operations API
  7. Formats for image and sound, digitization, encoding
  8. Image and video compression
  9. Sound compression
  10. DirectX - raster operations
  11. DirectX - sound
  12. OpenGL - raster operations
  13. Multimedia programming interfaces

Exercise in computer lab

13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus


  1. Introductory lab, introduction to tools
  2. Sound filter design and implementation
  3. Raster operations in Windows API
  4. Video sequence processing
  5. JPEG compression - DCT settings
  6. DirectX interface for sound and image

Project

13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus


  1. Individually assigned examples for the duration of the course

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